- Multi-million-dollar homes for the 1 percent are hardly eyebrow-raising.
- They are, however, when they extend stories beneath the earth’s surface.
- Here are 50 photos that show how obsessed the wealthy are with subterranean homes.
For the wealthy, owning a luxury home is no rare feat.
But even for the some of the world’s wealthiest individuals, underground luxury mansions are an extravagant expense.
But, whether these mansions have been fashioned out of a desire for pure opulence, a lack of space, or paranoia (yes, luxury bomb shelters are a thing), for some, they are a must. These photos show just how obsessed the super rich are with underground mansions.
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At the St. Moritz ski resort in Switzerland sits a lavish, seven-story home, dubbed The Lonsdaleite, or The Ice Palace.
It was listed on the market for $185 million last fall. Realtor Senada Adzem told CNBC that the home was „designed to make a billionaire’s jaw drop.“
The home’s great room is covered in 35-foot floor-to-ceiling windows on one wall…
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